Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center Cares for Veterans and Locals Alike with Back Pain and Stress

Stress of life and stress of military life are taxing. Chiropractic care extends relieving care to both military and non-military folks correspondingly. New studies focused on the benefits of chiropractic for military veterans uncovered benefits of chiropractic care to which Pensacola chiropractic care patients can connect: improvement in pain, strength, and dealing with pain. Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center is the Pensacola chiropractic pain and stress relieving center!

STRESS AND PAIN

Veterans struggle with stress and pain. The VA System is working on addressing veterans’ needs. Medicine is forefront in the VA care system while many veterans are going outside that system for additional care. A national study of veterans discovered that 52% employed complementary and integrated health approaches to manage their issues with pain and stress reduction/relaxation topping the list: 44% massage, 37% chiropractic, 34% mindfulness, 24% other meditation, and 25% yoga. 84% reported they are interested in trying at least one of these approaches: massage, chiropractic, acupressure, reflexology, progressive relaxation, acupressure. They were much more likely to try these outside the VA System. (1) Veterans are like you! They seek Pensacola chiropractic care outside the regular system at times, too!

HELPING VETERANS REGAIN THEIR STRENGTH

Veterans with back pain like other back pain sufferers find that their strength and quality of life decrease. Chiropractic care can oftentimes help. Veterans notably suffer with post-traumatic stress disorder which causes difficulties with their pain management care. Chiropractic care within the VA system takes into consideration these overlying issues. Chiropractors in the VA System would want to carefully diagnose and manage PTSD veterans to ensure they are receiving all the necessary care. (2) Your Pensacola chiropractor considers each of our Pensacola back pain patients’ other issues in the same way to optimize positive clinical outcomes.  

IMPROVING STRENGTH IN LOW BACK PAIN SUFFERING VETERANS

One positive clinical outcome wanted by all back pain sufferers is to be able to do activities of daily living as they need and want. Back pain is known to reduce ability to daily activities. For veterans, lifting, endurance and balance are key daily activities. Back pain suffering veterans were sent to chiropractic care or a wait list for 4 weeks. The chiropractic patients increased their pulling strength by 5.08 kgs while the wait list group’s pull strength reduced by 7.43 kgs. Trunk muscle endurance, disability, pain intensity and fear avoidance behavior all got better with chiropractic care of active military personnel with low back pain. (3) Plus, after back surgery, some veterans will still hurt and want some help.  90.3% of VA chiropractors reported seeing at least 1 post-back surgery fusion patient in the past month. (4) Chiropractic care for post-surgical continued pain is showing itself to be beneficial.  Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center uses such pain reducing, strength increasing care for Pensacola back pain sufferers, too!

CONTACT Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. C. Michael Dupriest on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes beneficial and relieving chiropractic care integrating the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management as a chiropractor within the VA System.

Schedule a Pensacola chiropractic appointment with Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center for your low back pain and any associated stress that it brings with it. Together, we’ll find a treatment plan just for you.

 
 Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center cares for veterans with back pain and PTSD and stress.
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